Anne Waiguru

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Anne Waiguru said : “We realised that as the largest rice-producing county, we have tonnes of rice husks which can be processed to provide a cheaper and safer alternative to timber,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, September 15, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "The allegation about my government paying Sh77 million to some company is blatantly untrue and without any foundation. It is shameless and an abdication of basic journalistic ethics for the newspaper not to verify the basic facts before publishing and especially on the front page," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 10, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru added ( about Mama Ngina ) : “By mentioning the name of Her Excellency Mama Ngina Kenyatta in such unsavoury remarks, they crossed the line. It shows them in bad light as leaders. Politicians should direct their grievances, if any, to their fellow politicians. Freedom comes with responsibility. We demand simple civility and respect as women of Kenya,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru stated : "As women of Kenya, we demand civility and respect in general," External link

tuko Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said ( about Central Kenya ) : “The inescapable conclusion is that this is not about investigating travel imprests but a wider scheme to shape the 2022 succession politics of Mt Kenya,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, August 28, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said ( about Ida Odinga ) : "Mama Ida Odinga you are strong, wise, graceful and selfless. Not many know or understand the critical role you play in this nation. God grant you many more fruitful years ahead, full of laughter and love," External link

tuko Monday, August 24, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "Joined Rt. Hon Raila Odinga, family and other leaders in celebrating Mama Ida’s birthday. Ida Odinga, you are strong, wise, graceful, and selfless. Not many know or understand the critical role you play in this nation. God grant you many fruitful years ahead, full of laughter and love," External link

tuko Sunday, August 23, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said ( about Karanja Kibicho ) : “If PS Karanja Kibicho wants to engage in village politics and insults, he should resign and join others in early campaigning,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, July 23, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “I was called here on the issue of imprests. I am happy the truth is finally going to come out,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “This budget that was approved by the county assembly was political and done in bad faith, only aimed at grounding the operations of the county government,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 22, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “This budget that was approved by the county assembly was political and done in bad faith, only aimed at grounding the operations of the county government,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 21, 2020 4:55:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "This is completely unacceptable given that the health workers have put their lives on the line to fight against the Covid-19 pandemic and it would further put the lives of Kirinyaga residents in danger for not being able to access health services," External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 13, 2020 6:14:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "The Assembly removed Sh59 million meant for legal fees which will hamper the county government's efforts in pursuing the over 200 cases mostly on recovering public land," External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 13, 2020 6:14:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "I have accepted the following names of persons who have been proposed to oversee the peace and reconciliation process between the County Executive and the County Assembly," External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 3, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru stated : “I am more resolved to ensure that you get the service you deserve. It is unfortunate that the political innuendos have robbed you of your right to receive service from your leaders but I assure you that I will do my best to ensure that the Kirinyaga Rising vision is achieved,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, June 27, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “The assembly has failed to prove that any of the tenders mentioned in the impeachment motion were irregularly awarded or that the county incurred any financial losses a result of the said awards let alone proving how the Governor was conferred any benefit,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “The issues raised could have indeed been clarified through routine inquiries. I therefore call upon this committee to thoroughly scrutinise the evidence submitted here and disregard any unsubstantiated claims,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "My stand has made me enemies with people of deep influence inside & outside my County which is a matter on public record,resulting in endless attacks on my person because of my support for BBI and the Handshake," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “The grounds [for impeachment] relate to minor administrative issues that could easily have been clarified by a routine enquiry. The process should involve the people. No formal public participation took pace,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, June 24, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “If it is Raila, he should know that the region will want a piece of his government,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, June 14, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "If the assembly proceeds with the violation of the subsiding court orders, I shall see such orders for contempt against the speaker and all participating members as are available under the law," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 9, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "If the assembly proceeds with the violation of the subsiding court orders, I shall see such orders for contempt against the speaker and all participating members as are available under the law," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 9, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "If the assembly proceeds with the violation of the subsiding court orders, I shall see such orders for contempt against the speaker and all participating members as are available under the law," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 9, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "If the assembly proceeds with the violation of the subsiding court orders, I shall see such orders for contempt against the speaker and all participating members as are available under the law," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 9, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "For some inexplicable reason, the members pushing this motion believe, or have been led to believe, that they are above the law," External link

standardmedia Tuesday, June 9, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “Those who are unsure about visiting hospitals can contact the community health workers for assistance,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 1, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “Once the President entered into the Handshake deal with Odinga, it was just a matter of time before this was actualised for the benefit of the nation,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 1, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We also identified and trained a medical team, comprising four medical doctors, four clinical officers, seven nurses, two laboratory technologists and two pharmaceutical doctors. Two lab officers undertook Covid-19 screening and testing training at Kemri. The team cascaded the same on-job training to medical practitioners across the county,” External link

standardmedia Monday, April 27, 2020 12:28:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru told : “Three youths have been apprehended and hopefully this will cool down the rising political temperatures in the region,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, April 16, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We will utilise our parking spaces in Kagio, Kutus, Kerugoya and Kianyaga to expand the market spaces and if that is not enough, we will use the unoccupied spaces adjacent to the markets,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, April 13, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “Our aim is to have at least one handwashing station every 10 metres in all public places because washing hands is the first line of defence against the coronavirus,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, April 13, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "For the record, my office has received objective commendations for excellence in procurement and implementation from the Public Procurement and Regulations Authority and was ranked number three in procurement compliance among all the other counties in the most recent review," External link

thestarkenya Sunday, April 12, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru asserted : "Many (impeachments) like mine are frivolous and an embarrassment. It is usually extortion and political brinkmanship," External link

nation-ke Sunday, April 5, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru affirmed : "That would include requiring formal audit findings or charges in a court of law. This process where people wake up, concoct some grounds and proceed to vote is a violation of the letter and spirit of the constitution," External link

nation-ke Sunday, April 5, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "As for those pulling the strings from outside the assembly because of the 2022 politics, time will find you out," External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 3, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "As for those pulling the strings from outside the assembly because of the 2022 politics, time will find you out," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said ( about Karanja Kibicho ) : “If PS Kibicho wants to engage in village politics and insults, he should resign and join others in early campaigning,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru told : “Right now that is the last thing on our minds. We are dealing with a matter of life and death. We need to first and foremost ensure the safety of our citizens and stop the spread of this disease. That and only that is our priority right now,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, March 29, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “P oor early childhood development affects the performance of individuals in their subsequent education . It is a priority for my administration to ensure that it provides a conducive learning environment in the ECDE centres ,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “Unlike before, t he children have a very positive attitude towards education, enhanced self-esteem and a better grasp of concepts Waweru said. The refurbished ECDE centres have resulted in a high enrollment as many parents who previously enrolled their children in private centres now go for the public institutions. The county government has also started a programme to modernise polytechnics to improve training and take attract more students. It has constructed and equipped 13 new classrooms in various polytechnics and built dormitories at Nyangati, Kibingoti, Mutitu and Mucii- Wa-Urata polytechnics. Early childhood development education and Technical and Vocational Education and Training(TVET) are the only components of education that are devolved and we are committed to ensuring they are well funded,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “In any political process, divergent views will emerge and political competition is inevitable. We just need to keep focus to ensure we achieve our ultimate goal of a more inclusive and united country, with gender and economic equity,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 10, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru added : “On the party, someone has already been appointed to take care of party matters in Tuju’s absence. The party leader has already given direction in this matter,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, March 5, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “This forum was to get views from Kirinyaga people, it was not for leaders. We have received a memorandum from different groups and that is what we will present during the Meru meeting,” External link

standardmedia Friday, February 28, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru told : “Tujipange (Let us plan) so that we don't have a time when the reign of the country will go outside the House of Mumbi,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “The President had seen far but because he is the President, he could not stand up and tell you that he was looking for things for you in BBI (sic),” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We need more seats at the top (the executive) including a prime minister and two deputies. If the president is male, then the deputy president should be female. One of the deputy prime ministers should also be female,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We need more women at the top because they understand the issues that affect women. We have maternal health and children health as some of the issues that affect women,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said ( about Karanja Kibicho ) : “If PS Karanja Kibicho wants to engage in village politics and insults, he should resign and join others in early campaigning,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, February 17, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “It’s a recognition of the profile the world has given to the statesmanship of the two leaders in abandoning subjective political interests for the greater good of uniting the country. While some in Kenya may, for partisan and parochial political reasons, belittle the handshake, the world appreciates its value,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, February 4, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “They spend Monday to Friday hurling insults at the President and his agenda,” “To allow such leaders to attend his meetings and be accorded high profile status is to operate in dreamland,” External link

kenyan-post Monday, February 3, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "We are the ones giving out the land for free and the only thing we are asking of the institution before we release the title deed is for them to sign a contract indicating that a certain percentage of the jobs will be given to Kirinyaga residents," External link

standardmedia Monday, February 3, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru told : “Those are Tangatanga rallies and not genuine BBI consultative meetings, which are planned bottom-up by the BBI secretariat. They have now revealed themselves that their support for BBI is only lip service,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, January 29, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We will also be able to do away with the issue of having only two tribes leading other Kenyans. We will see the issue of inclusivity addressed once and for all through BBI,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, January 25, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We want to see government with national face that is why we are here to support BBI. We are asking once the BBI is adopted, women should have position at deputy prime ministers if not deputy president,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, January 25, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “Governor Waiguru and deputy Peter Ndambiri were substantive parties and actively participated in the proceedings of the judicial organs of the Republic of Kenya that led to the challenged decision by Ms Karua. It is fair that they are enjoined in the reference for this honourable court to have the benefit of hearing all the parties to the impugned decision so as to reach a correct and just determination,” External link

EastAfrican Saturday, January 25, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “Who told the MPs opposed to the BBI that the President is interested in getting a political seat after his term of office expires in 2022?” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, January 21, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We want an expanded top to accommodate more regions so that all Kenyans feel part of this country and there is more accountability. We want the alternative gender rule applied across all levels of government and in elective offices,” External link

theCitizen Tuesday, January 21, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We want an expanded top to accommodate more regions so that all Kenyans feel part of this country and there is more accountability. We want the alternative gender rule applied across all levels of government and in elective offices,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "The changes of Cabinet by H.E the President are very welcome and timely. We hope that this new team and especially those in charge of sectors directly touching on peoples lives will put politics and self-interest aside and focus on service delivery to Kenyans," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 16, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru told : “What you are seeing is women playing their legitimate role in politics. We have come to understand that no one will give us a seat at the political table, we have to fight for it,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, January 16, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We hope this new team will put politics and self-interest aside and focus on service delivery,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, January 15, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "The changes of Cabinet by H.E the President are very welcome and timely. We hope that this new team and especially those in charge of sectors directly touching on peoples lives will put politics and self interest aside and focus on service delivery to Kenyans," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:29:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We want our views to be incorporated because we believe BBI will make lives better for central Kenya people. We will also distribute the booklets,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, January 14, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru told : “What you are seeing is women playing their legitimate role in politics. We have come to understand that no one will give us a seat at the political table, we have to fight for it,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, January 5, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “That is Murathe’s opinion which he is entitled to. However, BBI is not about creating positions for individuals,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, December 31, 2019 10:29:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "Having watched the antics of #kingkaka in the last couple of days with reports of fake assassination attempts and DCI summons, I recognise that he’s a confused attention seeking young man. I have therefore made the decision not to proceed with the Kingkaka suit" External link

standardmedia Friday, December 20, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "The greatest challenge facing devolution is resources. Functions were devolved but the money did not follow and so a lot money has been left in Nairobi. If we could deal with that, half the problems would be solved," External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 20, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "The national government is supposed to help us build capacity. We are thankful that they tried but usually, it is a long-term process. You also need to have capacity across the board, not only in one county," External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 20, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "We import 10 million eggs from Uganda every month. What Kirinyaga is trying to do is to plug into the market and provide an income. And this is one example of a solution on how to create jobs," External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 20, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru says : "If you want this journey, toughen up. It doesn't mean that you lose your femininity. It doesn't mean that you lose your joy or your life. You have to separate opinions that matter and those that do not," External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 20, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru says : "Do not fight it. We are going to change it slowly. We are making progress and breaking barriers glass ceiling by glass ceiling," External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 20, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru says : "No... not really. Not in detail. I am not obsessed with myself. I like to know who said what," External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 20, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru adds : "I do not focus on politics at all. Let me put it this way. Politics fits into my life. My life does not fit into politics," External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 20, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru says : "I am going to be in Murang'a, Mathioya, Loco 14 on Christmas Day with my husband's family," External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 20, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru told : “I support the extension of the BBI task force so that they can continue to lead the process until its completion. They are the best to capture and further the views and input of the public with neutrality as they are non-partisan. So far they have done a commendable job,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 16, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "We know some people are traversing the region accompanied by some MPs inciting residents against the President. I want to tell you that the owner of the house is the one who knows where the problem is. Don’t be incited by a visitor to burn your own house," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, December 12, 2019 7:16:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru aliandika ( about Raila Odinga ) : "Nilifanya mkutano na Raila Odinga katika jumba la Capital Hill Square mapema hii leo. Tulizungumzia umuhimu wa handisheki na nia yake kuleta mabidiliko katika taifa hili kupitia kwa BBI. Nchi iliyoimarika na yenye amani haiwezi kusambaratika," External link

tuko Wednesday, December 4, 2019 12:33:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru alisema ( about Raila Odinga ) : "Tulikuwa tumejadili siasa, lakini tuliangazia historia ya uhusiano wetu. Raila anatakiwa kujua eneo la Mlima Kenya linataka kuwa sehemu ya serikali," External link

tuko Wednesday, December 4, 2019 12:33:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru added : “We will only need 50 per cent of those present (in Parliament) to pass it. That way, a referendum will not be necessary,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, December 3, 2019 9:49:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "Shida ziko lakini hazitatuliwi na vita... (issues are there but they are not solved with fights)," External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 29, 2019 7:44:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “I have been a keen supporter of ‘the handshake’. This country now has hope,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, November 28, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We have seen the issue of alternative gender addressed, for instance if a governor is male the deputy is female and vice versa, we would like to further ask that this is also replicated in all spheres of government,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, November 27, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “the report is anticipated to shape the future of our nation and transform the lives of Kenyans for the better” “As such, neither its contents nor the approach used to communicate to Kenyans should be taken lightly. As proponents of the principles of peace, unity and national cohesiveness on which the ‘handshake’ and the BBI is built, and as directed by (President Kenyatta), we will first read the report to understand what is proposed therein,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 26, 2019 10:00:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “A divided country that is permanently on the brink is not in our best interest. At the very minimum, we appeal to all leaders to wait for BBI report to come out and stop polarizing the country over a report they haven’t seen. Leaders are meant to shed light not plant confusion,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 20, 2019 4:04:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “The country was getting grounded by politics and leadership founded on hatred and divisions along party and ethnic lines. The country was crying for politics of engagement and respect regardless of our tribes and political parties,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 20, 2019 4:04:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “If your leader is telling you that you do not have development in your region because the president does not care about Mt Kenya, that is a lie...I do not think grievances from Mt Kenya region are real. The challenges of Mt Kenya are similar to those in other parts of the country,” External link

tuko Wednesday, November 20, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru stated ( about Team ) : "As women leaders, we are supposed to be role models for our families and community”. “As Team Embrace, we want to distance ourselves from the politics of insults and therefore, we urge everyone to practice politics on an understanding that we can disagree without being disagreeable and insulting," External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, November 19, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “It is true that an alliance with Raila would be good for Kenya as it would bring into the political fold a substantial part of Kenya much of which has felt excluded from national leadership,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, November 16, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru stated ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “As leaders from this region, we will be guided by our Jubilee Party leader Uhuru Kenyatta on the best way forward at the General Election,” External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:58:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said ( about Building Bridges ) : “The data should be looked at in light of issues affecting the country and those that we expect the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) taskforce to address in its report,” External link

nation-ke Monday, November 4, 2019 8:29:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “Those who claimed they want to bring development in Kibra are just baiting you. They are like a one-man guitar unlike Imran who is a fruit of the handshake,” External link

nation-ke Monday, November 4, 2019 12:38:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru alisema : "Tulizungumza mambo mazito ya kisiasa, lakini mwanzo tukasema tusuluhishe historia yetu wawili. Lazima ajue eneo la Mlima Kenya litataka kuwa ndani ya serikali yake," External link

tuko Monday, October 7, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “When we have more seats in the government, Kenyans will feel well represented and there will be no chaos after the elections. I do not advocate for the government whereby the winner takes it all,” External link

nation-ke Friday, September 13, 2019 9:17:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “Let’s be honest, Kenya has many communities and one or two cannot continue dominating the leadership of this country,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 13, 2019 8:27:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “Let’s be honest, Kenya has many communities and one or two cannot continue dominating the leadership of this country,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:40:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "Respect is two way traffic and I also deserve to be treated fairly as a leader," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:40:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “Let’s be honest, Kenya has many communities and one or two cannot continue dominating the leadership of this country,” External link

kenyan-post Thursday, September 12, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “Let’s be honest, Kenya has many communities and one or two cannot continue dominating the leadership of this country,” External link

kenyan-post Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:57:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “The BBI is a solution to ending political violence each and every electoral circle. It will also ensure that the political interests of many communities are taken care of,” External link

kenyan-post Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:57:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru alisema : "Sitaituhusu serikali ambayo mshindi anachukua kila kitu. Wakati kuna viti vingine serikalini ambavyo Wakenya wanahisi wanaweza kuwakilishwa na kuzuia watu kuuwana baada ya uchaguzi. BBI inapigania kubadilishwa kwa katiba ili kubuni nafasi zaidi serikalini na inatakiwa kuungwa mkono na Wakenya," External link

tuko Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:48:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “Let’s be honest, Kenya has many communities and one or two cannot continue dominating the leadership of this country,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:43:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “The BBI is a solution to ending political violence each and every electoral circle,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:43:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We cannot have a situation where two communities can conspire and capture power because of their numerical strength,” External link

kenyan-post Sunday, September 1, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We as Government have a responsibility to create every opportunity for youth to nurture and exploit their full potential,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, August 27, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT



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Wycliffe Oparanya said ( about Anne Waiguru ) : “So far, we have about six governors facing impeachment motions in their countiesAlthough Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru was cleared of any wrongdoing by the Senate, the damage has been done,” External link

standardmedia Monday, June 29, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Wycliffe Oparanya said ( about Anne Waiguru ) : “So far, we have about six governors facing impeachment motions in their countiesAlthough Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru was cleared of any wrongdoing by the Senate, the damage has been done,” External link

standardmedia Monday, June 29, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

James Orengo claimed ( about Anne Waiguru ) : “People who are looking for Waiguru’s head are not the county assembly and I have the evidence,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, June 16, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

James Orengo said ( about Anne Waiguru ) : “Today some people have danced so well they are not looking for justice they are looking for somebody’s head. Waiguru’s head is not being asked by Kirinyaga assembly but by somebody else and I have the evidence,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 16, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Charity Ngilu said ( about Anne Waiguru ) : “The travesty visited upon Waiguru is one of the many crooked ways that some people are using to pull her down and we strongly condemn it. You will be vindicated” External link

standardmedia Sunday, June 14, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Gladys Wanga added ( about Anne Waiguru ) : “I still insist that her impeachment was based on malice and political witch hunt. Anne is white as snow and arguably the most hardworking governor Kenya will ever have. Anne Waiguru is not corrupt” External link

standardmedia Sunday, June 14, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Margaret Kobia wrote ( about Anne Waiguru ) : “It is unfortunate that Governor Anne Waiguru’s term is being cut short by an impeachment. This is indicator that some of us do not value strong women leadership....” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, June 10, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Ken Lusaka explained ( about Anne Waiguru ) : “I have not yet received any notification from the Kirinyaga County Assembly Speaker regarding the impeachment of Governor Anne Waiguru. My office will act accordingly once we receive the communication and documents in evidence of the Assembly proceedings today (June 9, 2020),” External link

kenya-today Wednesday, June 10, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Uhuru Kenyatta said ( about Anne Waiguru ) : "There should be no problem giving jobs to local people. I am asking you (Waiguru) to prepare the MoU and let the institution sign it next week so that we do not delay the project further," External link

standardmedia Monday, February 3, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Gitobu Imanyara said ( about Anne Waiguru ) : “Basically she (Ms Waiguru) has applied to be enjoined in the case next week so that she can oppose the matter,” External link

EastAfrican Saturday, January 25, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Moses Kuria said ( about Anne Waiguru ) : "Dear Anne Mumbi Waiguru-Kamotho. Contrary to what you said on Citizen TV tonight, Mt Kenya grievances are real. The people are yearning for development. The once thriving economy is in tatters," External link

tuko Wednesday, November 20, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Ekuru Aukot responded ( about Anne Waiguru ) : “To Anne Waiguru and the lords of impunity, it’s not over yet. 19 MCAs support the Punguza Mizigo Bill 2019. Your underhand dealings at the County Assembly purportedly denied them the opportunity to debate and vote on the bill, which must be tabled. This didn't happen as required” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 12, 2019 5:08:00 PM EAT

Dennis Itumbi alisema ( about Anne Waiguru ) : "Bunge la kaunti yangu Kirinyaga haikupiga kura na kuangusha mswada wa Punguza Mzigo, huo ni uongo unaoendeshwa kwenye twitter na gavana Waiguru," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:10:00 PM EAT

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Anne Waiguru said : “We realised that as the largest rice-producing county, we have tonnes of rice husks which can be processed to provide a cheaper and safer alternative to timber,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, September 15, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "The allegation about my government paying Sh77 million to some company is blatantly untrue and without any foundation. It is shameless and an abdication of basic journalistic ethics for the newspaper not to verify the basic facts before publishing and especially on the front page," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 10, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru added ( about Mama Ngina ) : “By mentioning the name of Her Excellency Mama Ngina Kenyatta in such unsavoury remarks, they crossed the line. It shows them in bad light as leaders. Politicians should direct their grievances, if any, to their fellow politicians. Freedom comes with responsibility. We demand simple civility and respect as women of Kenya,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru stated : "As women of Kenya, we demand civility and respect in general," External link

tuko Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said ( about Central Kenya ) : “The inescapable conclusion is that this is not about investigating travel imprests but a wider scheme to shape the 2022 succession politics of Mt Kenya,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, August 28, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said ( about Ida Odinga ) : "Mama Ida Odinga you are strong, wise, graceful and selfless. Not many know or understand the critical role you play in this nation. God grant you many more fruitful years ahead, full of laughter and love," External link

tuko Monday, August 24, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "Joined Rt. Hon Raila Odinga, family and other leaders in celebrating Mama Ida’s birthday. Ida Odinga, you are strong, wise, graceful, and selfless. Not many know or understand the critical role you play in this nation. God grant you many fruitful years ahead, full of laughter and love," External link

tuko Sunday, August 23, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said ( about Karanja Kibicho ) : “If PS Karanja Kibicho wants to engage in village politics and insults, he should resign and join others in early campaigning,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, July 23, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “I was called here on the issue of imprests. I am happy the truth is finally going to come out,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “This budget that was approved by the county assembly was political and done in bad faith, only aimed at grounding the operations of the county government,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 22, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “This budget that was approved by the county assembly was political and done in bad faith, only aimed at grounding the operations of the county government,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 21, 2020 4:55:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "This is completely unacceptable given that the health workers have put their lives on the line to fight against the Covid-19 pandemic and it would further put the lives of Kirinyaga residents in danger for not being able to access health services," External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 13, 2020 6:14:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "The Assembly removed Sh59 million meant for legal fees which will hamper the county government's efforts in pursuing the over 200 cases mostly on recovering public land," External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 13, 2020 6:14:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "I have accepted the following names of persons who have been proposed to oversee the peace and reconciliation process between the County Executive and the County Assembly," External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 3, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru stated : “I am more resolved to ensure that you get the service you deserve. It is unfortunate that the political innuendos have robbed you of your right to receive service from your leaders but I assure you that I will do my best to ensure that the Kirinyaga Rising vision is achieved,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, June 27, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “The assembly has failed to prove that any of the tenders mentioned in the impeachment motion were irregularly awarded or that the county incurred any financial losses a result of the said awards let alone proving how the Governor was conferred any benefit,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “The issues raised could have indeed been clarified through routine inquiries. I therefore call upon this committee to thoroughly scrutinise the evidence submitted here and disregard any unsubstantiated claims,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "My stand has made me enemies with people of deep influence inside & outside my County which is a matter on public record,resulting in endless attacks on my person because of my support for BBI and the Handshake," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “The grounds [for impeachment] relate to minor administrative issues that could easily have been clarified by a routine enquiry. The process should involve the people. No formal public participation took pace,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, June 24, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “If it is Raila, he should know that the region will want a piece of his government,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, June 14, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "If the assembly proceeds with the violation of the subsiding court orders, I shall see such orders for contempt against the speaker and all participating members as are available under the law," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 9, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "If the assembly proceeds with the violation of the subsiding court orders, I shall see such orders for contempt against the speaker and all participating members as are available under the law," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 9, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "If the assembly proceeds with the violation of the subsiding court orders, I shall see such orders for contempt against the speaker and all participating members as are available under the law," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 9, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "If the assembly proceeds with the violation of the subsiding court orders, I shall see such orders for contempt against the speaker and all participating members as are available under the law," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 9, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "For some inexplicable reason, the members pushing this motion believe, or have been led to believe, that they are above the law," External link

standardmedia Tuesday, June 9, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “Those who are unsure about visiting hospitals can contact the community health workers for assistance,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 1, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “Once the President entered into the Handshake deal with Odinga, it was just a matter of time before this was actualised for the benefit of the nation,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 1, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We also identified and trained a medical team, comprising four medical doctors, four clinical officers, seven nurses, two laboratory technologists and two pharmaceutical doctors. Two lab officers undertook Covid-19 screening and testing training at Kemri. The team cascaded the same on-job training to medical practitioners across the county,” External link

standardmedia Monday, April 27, 2020 12:28:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru told : “Three youths have been apprehended and hopefully this will cool down the rising political temperatures in the region,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, April 16, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We will utilise our parking spaces in Kagio, Kutus, Kerugoya and Kianyaga to expand the market spaces and if that is not enough, we will use the unoccupied spaces adjacent to the markets,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, April 13, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “Our aim is to have at least one handwashing station every 10 metres in all public places because washing hands is the first line of defence against the coronavirus,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, April 13, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "For the record, my office has received objective commendations for excellence in procurement and implementation from the Public Procurement and Regulations Authority and was ranked number three in procurement compliance among all the other counties in the most recent review," External link

thestarkenya Sunday, April 12, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru asserted : "Many (impeachments) like mine are frivolous and an embarrassment. It is usually extortion and political brinkmanship," External link

nation-ke Sunday, April 5, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru affirmed : "That would include requiring formal audit findings or charges in a court of law. This process where people wake up, concoct some grounds and proceed to vote is a violation of the letter and spirit of the constitution," External link

nation-ke Sunday, April 5, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "As for those pulling the strings from outside the assembly because of the 2022 politics, time will find you out," External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 3, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "As for those pulling the strings from outside the assembly because of the 2022 politics, time will find you out," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said ( about Karanja Kibicho ) : “If PS Kibicho wants to engage in village politics and insults, he should resign and join others in early campaigning,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru told : “Right now that is the last thing on our minds. We are dealing with a matter of life and death. We need to first and foremost ensure the safety of our citizens and stop the spread of this disease. That and only that is our priority right now,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, March 29, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “P oor early childhood development affects the performance of individuals in their subsequent education . It is a priority for my administration to ensure that it provides a conducive learning environment in the ECDE centres ,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “Unlike before, t he children have a very positive attitude towards education, enhanced self-esteem and a better grasp of concepts Waweru said. The refurbished ECDE centres have resulted in a high enrollment as many parents who previously enrolled their children in private centres now go for the public institutions. The county government has also started a programme to modernise polytechnics to improve training and take attract more students. It has constructed and equipped 13 new classrooms in various polytechnics and built dormitories at Nyangati, Kibingoti, Mutitu and Mucii- Wa-Urata polytechnics. Early childhood development education and Technical and Vocational Education and Training(TVET) are the only components of education that are devolved and we are committed to ensuring they are well funded,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “In any political process, divergent views will emerge and political competition is inevitable. We just need to keep focus to ensure we achieve our ultimate goal of a more inclusive and united country, with gender and economic equity,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 10, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru added : “On the party, someone has already been appointed to take care of party matters in Tuju’s absence. The party leader has already given direction in this matter,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, March 5, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “This forum was to get views from Kirinyaga people, it was not for leaders. We have received a memorandum from different groups and that is what we will present during the Meru meeting,” External link

standardmedia Friday, February 28, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru told : “Tujipange (Let us plan) so that we don't have a time when the reign of the country will go outside the House of Mumbi,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “The President had seen far but because he is the President, he could not stand up and tell you that he was looking for things for you in BBI (sic),” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We need more seats at the top (the executive) including a prime minister and two deputies. If the president is male, then the deputy president should be female. One of the deputy prime ministers should also be female,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We need more women at the top because they understand the issues that affect women. We have maternal health and children health as some of the issues that affect women,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said ( about Karanja Kibicho ) : “If PS Karanja Kibicho wants to engage in village politics and insults, he should resign and join others in early campaigning,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, February 17, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “It’s a recognition of the profile the world has given to the statesmanship of the two leaders in abandoning subjective political interests for the greater good of uniting the country. While some in Kenya may, for partisan and parochial political reasons, belittle the handshake, the world appreciates its value,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, February 4, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “They spend Monday to Friday hurling insults at the President and his agenda,” “To allow such leaders to attend his meetings and be accorded high profile status is to operate in dreamland,” External link

kenyan-post Monday, February 3, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "We are the ones giving out the land for free and the only thing we are asking of the institution before we release the title deed is for them to sign a contract indicating that a certain percentage of the jobs will be given to Kirinyaga residents," External link

standardmedia Monday, February 3, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru told : “Those are Tangatanga rallies and not genuine BBI consultative meetings, which are planned bottom-up by the BBI secretariat. They have now revealed themselves that their support for BBI is only lip service,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, January 29, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We will also be able to do away with the issue of having only two tribes leading other Kenyans. We will see the issue of inclusivity addressed once and for all through BBI,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, January 25, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We want to see government with national face that is why we are here to support BBI. We are asking once the BBI is adopted, women should have position at deputy prime ministers if not deputy president,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, January 25, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “Governor Waiguru and deputy Peter Ndambiri were substantive parties and actively participated in the proceedings of the judicial organs of the Republic of Kenya that led to the challenged decision by Ms Karua. It is fair that they are enjoined in the reference for this honourable court to have the benefit of hearing all the parties to the impugned decision so as to reach a correct and just determination,” External link

EastAfrican Saturday, January 25, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “Who told the MPs opposed to the BBI that the President is interested in getting a political seat after his term of office expires in 2022?” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, January 21, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We want an expanded top to accommodate more regions so that all Kenyans feel part of this country and there is more accountability. We want the alternative gender rule applied across all levels of government and in elective offices,” External link

theCitizen Tuesday, January 21, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We want an expanded top to accommodate more regions so that all Kenyans feel part of this country and there is more accountability. We want the alternative gender rule applied across all levels of government and in elective offices,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "The changes of Cabinet by H.E the President are very welcome and timely. We hope that this new team and especially those in charge of sectors directly touching on peoples lives will put politics and self-interest aside and focus on service delivery to Kenyans," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 16, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru told : “What you are seeing is women playing their legitimate role in politics. We have come to understand that no one will give us a seat at the political table, we have to fight for it,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, January 16, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We hope this new team will put politics and self-interest aside and focus on service delivery,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, January 15, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "The changes of Cabinet by H.E the President are very welcome and timely. We hope that this new team and especially those in charge of sectors directly touching on peoples lives will put politics and self interest aside and focus on service delivery to Kenyans," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:29:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We want our views to be incorporated because we believe BBI will make lives better for central Kenya people. We will also distribute the booklets,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, January 14, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru told : “What you are seeing is women playing their legitimate role in politics. We have come to understand that no one will give us a seat at the political table, we have to fight for it,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, January 5, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “That is Murathe’s opinion which he is entitled to. However, BBI is not about creating positions for individuals,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, December 31, 2019 10:29:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "Having watched the antics of #kingkaka in the last couple of days with reports of fake assassination attempts and DCI summons, I recognise that he’s a confused attention seeking young man. I have therefore made the decision not to proceed with the Kingkaka suit" External link

standardmedia Friday, December 20, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "The greatest challenge facing devolution is resources. Functions were devolved but the money did not follow and so a lot money has been left in Nairobi. If we could deal with that, half the problems would be solved," External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 20, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "The national government is supposed to help us build capacity. We are thankful that they tried but usually, it is a long-term process. You also need to have capacity across the board, not only in one county," External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 20, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "We import 10 million eggs from Uganda every month. What Kirinyaga is trying to do is to plug into the market and provide an income. And this is one example of a solution on how to create jobs," External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 20, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru says : "If you want this journey, toughen up. It doesn't mean that you lose your femininity. It doesn't mean that you lose your joy or your life. You have to separate opinions that matter and those that do not," External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 20, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru says : "Do not fight it. We are going to change it slowly. We are making progress and breaking barriers glass ceiling by glass ceiling," External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 20, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru says : "No... not really. Not in detail. I am not obsessed with myself. I like to know who said what," External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 20, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru adds : "I do not focus on politics at all. Let me put it this way. Politics fits into my life. My life does not fit into politics," External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 20, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru says : "I am going to be in Murang'a, Mathioya, Loco 14 on Christmas Day with my husband's family," External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 20, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru told : “I support the extension of the BBI task force so that they can continue to lead the process until its completion. They are the best to capture and further the views and input of the public with neutrality as they are non-partisan. So far they have done a commendable job,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 16, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "We know some people are traversing the region accompanied by some MPs inciting residents against the President. I want to tell you that the owner of the house is the one who knows where the problem is. Don’t be incited by a visitor to burn your own house," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, December 12, 2019 7:16:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru aliandika ( about Raila Odinga ) : "Nilifanya mkutano na Raila Odinga katika jumba la Capital Hill Square mapema hii leo. Tulizungumzia umuhimu wa handisheki na nia yake kuleta mabidiliko katika taifa hili kupitia kwa BBI. Nchi iliyoimarika na yenye amani haiwezi kusambaratika," External link

tuko Wednesday, December 4, 2019 12:33:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru alisema ( about Raila Odinga ) : "Tulikuwa tumejadili siasa, lakini tuliangazia historia ya uhusiano wetu. Raila anatakiwa kujua eneo la Mlima Kenya linataka kuwa sehemu ya serikali," External link

tuko Wednesday, December 4, 2019 12:33:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru added : “We will only need 50 per cent of those present (in Parliament) to pass it. That way, a referendum will not be necessary,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, December 3, 2019 9:49:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "Shida ziko lakini hazitatuliwi na vita... (issues are there but they are not solved with fights)," External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 29, 2019 7:44:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “I have been a keen supporter of ‘the handshake’. This country now has hope,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, November 28, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We have seen the issue of alternative gender addressed, for instance if a governor is male the deputy is female and vice versa, we would like to further ask that this is also replicated in all spheres of government,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, November 27, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “the report is anticipated to shape the future of our nation and transform the lives of Kenyans for the better” “As such, neither its contents nor the approach used to communicate to Kenyans should be taken lightly. As proponents of the principles of peace, unity and national cohesiveness on which the ‘handshake’ and the BBI is built, and as directed by (President Kenyatta), we will first read the report to understand what is proposed therein,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 26, 2019 10:00:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “A divided country that is permanently on the brink is not in our best interest. At the very minimum, we appeal to all leaders to wait for BBI report to come out and stop polarizing the country over a report they haven’t seen. Leaders are meant to shed light not plant confusion,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 20, 2019 4:04:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “The country was getting grounded by politics and leadership founded on hatred and divisions along party and ethnic lines. The country was crying for politics of engagement and respect regardless of our tribes and political parties,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 20, 2019 4:04:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “If your leader is telling you that you do not have development in your region because the president does not care about Mt Kenya, that is a lie...I do not think grievances from Mt Kenya region are real. The challenges of Mt Kenya are similar to those in other parts of the country,” External link

tuko Wednesday, November 20, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru stated ( about Team ) : "As women leaders, we are supposed to be role models for our families and community”. “As Team Embrace, we want to distance ourselves from the politics of insults and therefore, we urge everyone to practice politics on an understanding that we can disagree without being disagreeable and insulting," External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, November 19, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “It is true that an alliance with Raila would be good for Kenya as it would bring into the political fold a substantial part of Kenya much of which has felt excluded from national leadership,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, November 16, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru stated ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “As leaders from this region, we will be guided by our Jubilee Party leader Uhuru Kenyatta on the best way forward at the General Election,” External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:58:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said ( about Building Bridges ) : “The data should be looked at in light of issues affecting the country and those that we expect the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) taskforce to address in its report,” External link

nation-ke Monday, November 4, 2019 8:29:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “Those who claimed they want to bring development in Kibra are just baiting you. They are like a one-man guitar unlike Imran who is a fruit of the handshake,” External link

nation-ke Monday, November 4, 2019 12:38:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru alisema : "Tulizungumza mambo mazito ya kisiasa, lakini mwanzo tukasema tusuluhishe historia yetu wawili. Lazima ajue eneo la Mlima Kenya litataka kuwa ndani ya serikali yake," External link

tuko Monday, October 7, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “When we have more seats in the government, Kenyans will feel well represented and there will be no chaos after the elections. I do not advocate for the government whereby the winner takes it all,” External link

nation-ke Friday, September 13, 2019 9:17:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “Let’s be honest, Kenya has many communities and one or two cannot continue dominating the leadership of this country,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 13, 2019 8:27:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “Let’s be honest, Kenya has many communities and one or two cannot continue dominating the leadership of this country,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:40:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : "Respect is two way traffic and I also deserve to be treated fairly as a leader," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:40:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “Let’s be honest, Kenya has many communities and one or two cannot continue dominating the leadership of this country,” External link

kenyan-post Thursday, September 12, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “Let’s be honest, Kenya has many communities and one or two cannot continue dominating the leadership of this country,” External link

kenyan-post Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:57:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “The BBI is a solution to ending political violence each and every electoral circle. It will also ensure that the political interests of many communities are taken care of,” External link

kenyan-post Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:57:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru alisema : "Sitaituhusu serikali ambayo mshindi anachukua kila kitu. Wakati kuna viti vingine serikalini ambavyo Wakenya wanahisi wanaweza kuwakilishwa na kuzuia watu kuuwana baada ya uchaguzi. BBI inapigania kubadilishwa kwa katiba ili kubuni nafasi zaidi serikalini na inatakiwa kuungwa mkono na Wakenya," External link

tuko Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:48:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “Let’s be honest, Kenya has many communities and one or two cannot continue dominating the leadership of this country,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:43:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “The BBI is a solution to ending political violence each and every electoral circle,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:43:00 AM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We cannot have a situation where two communities can conspire and capture power because of their numerical strength,” External link

kenyan-post Sunday, September 1, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Anne Waiguru said : “We as Government have a responsibility to create every opportunity for youth to nurture and exploit their full potential,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, August 27, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
governor0.67%EN11/16/201716/11/2017
governor of kirinyaga0.12%EN10/25/201725/10/2017
secretary35.37%EN09/24/201724/09/2017
rival0.12%EN09/20/201720/09/2017
former cabinet secretary0.67%EN08/27/201727/08/2017
devolution cabinet secretary42.72%EN08/22/201722/08/2017
minister0.12%EN08/18/201718/08/2017
candidate0.31%EN08/10/201710/08/2017
journalist0.06%EN08/09/201709/08/2017
former devolution cabinet secretary7.34%EN07/28/201728/07/2017
jubilee party candidate0.12%EN07/28/201728/07/2017
aspirant0.06%EN07/28/201728/07/2017
planning cabinet secretary0.61%EN07/26/201726/07/2017
cabinet secretary1.59%EN06/28/201728/06/2017
architect0.12%EN11/29/201629/11/2016
waiguru former devolution cabinet secretary0.12%EN11/25/201625/11/2016
former planning principal0.06%EN11/15/201615/11/2016
businesswoman0.06%EN11/14/201614/11/2016
businessman0.06%EN11/07/201607/11/2016
embattled devolution cabinet secretary0.61%EN11/04/201604/11/2016
planning secretary0.49%EN11/03/201603/11/2016
then devolution cabinet secretary0.12%EN08/17/201617/08/2016
panning cabinet secretary0.12%EN07/29/201629/07/2016
devolution and planning cabinet secretary5.94%EN06/30/201630/06/2016
planning and devolution cabinet secretary0.49%EN02/24/201524/02/2015
devolution cabinet secretary1.16%SA09/10/201410/09/2014
president uhuru kenyatta and devolution cabinet secretary0.24%EN09/08/201408/09/2014
devolution and planning cabinet secretary0.49%SA09/06/201406/09/2014
Names Lang Count
Anne WaiguruEN94.55%
ANNE WAIGURUEN4.26%
Anne WaiguruSA0.85%
Anne WaiguruPT0.34%
Anne WaiguruSW0.00%


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Wycliffe Oparanya said ( about Anne Waiguru ) : “So far, we have about six governors facing impeachment motions in their countiesAlthough Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru was cleared of any wrongdoing by the Senate, the damage has been done,” External link

standardmedia Monday, June 29, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Wycliffe Oparanya said ( about Anne Waiguru ) : “So far, we have about six governors facing impeachment motions in their countiesAlthough Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru was cleared of any wrongdoing by the Senate, the damage has been done,” External link

standardmedia Monday, June 29, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

James Orengo claimed ( about Anne Waiguru ) : “People who are looking for Waiguru’s head are not the county assembly and I have the evidence,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, June 16, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

James Orengo said ( about Anne Waiguru ) : “Today some people have danced so well they are not looking for justice they are looking for somebody’s head. Waiguru’s head is not being asked by Kirinyaga assembly but by somebody else and I have the evidence,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 16, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Charity Ngilu said ( about Anne Waiguru ) : “The travesty visited upon Waiguru is one of the many crooked ways that some people are using to pull her down and we strongly condemn it. You will be vindicated” External link

standardmedia Sunday, June 14, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Gladys Wanga added ( about Anne Waiguru ) : “I still insist that her impeachment was based on malice and political witch hunt. Anne is white as snow and arguably the most hardworking governor Kenya will ever have. Anne Waiguru is not corrupt” External link

standardmedia Sunday, June 14, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Margaret Kobia wrote ( about Anne Waiguru ) : “It is unfortunate that Governor Anne Waiguru’s term is being cut short by an impeachment. This is indicator that some of us do not value strong women leadership....” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, June 10, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Ken Lusaka explained ( about Anne Waiguru ) : “I have not yet received any notification from the Kirinyaga County Assembly Speaker regarding the impeachment of Governor Anne Waiguru. My office will act accordingly once we receive the communication and documents in evidence of the Assembly proceedings today (June 9, 2020),” External link

kenya-today Wednesday, June 10, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Uhuru Kenyatta said ( about Anne Waiguru ) : "There should be no problem giving jobs to local people. I am asking you (Waiguru) to prepare the MoU and let the institution sign it next week so that we do not delay the project further," External link

standardmedia Monday, February 3, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Gitobu Imanyara said ( about Anne Waiguru ) : “Basically she (Ms Waiguru) has applied to be enjoined in the case next week so that she can oppose the matter,” External link

EastAfrican Saturday, January 25, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Moses Kuria said ( about Anne Waiguru ) : "Dear Anne Mumbi Waiguru-Kamotho. Contrary to what you said on Citizen TV tonight, Mt Kenya grievances are real. The people are yearning for development. The once thriving economy is in tatters," External link

tuko Wednesday, November 20, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Ekuru Aukot responded ( about Anne Waiguru ) : “To Anne Waiguru and the lords of impunity, it’s not over yet. 19 MCAs support the Punguza Mizigo Bill 2019. Your underhand dealings at the County Assembly purportedly denied them the opportunity to debate and vote on the bill, which must be tabled. This didn't happen as required” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 12, 2019 5:08:00 PM EAT

Dennis Itumbi alisema ( about Anne Waiguru ) : "Bunge la kaunti yangu Kirinyaga haikupiga kura na kuangusha mswada wa Punguza Mzigo, huo ni uongo unaoendeshwa kwenye twitter na gavana Waiguru," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:10:00 PM EAT